Film and Television Producer's Assistant


Film and television producers' assistants provide technical and other assistance for the production, recording and/or broadcasting of artistic performances, news, sports and special events.

Duties & Tasks

Film and television producers' assistants may perform the following tasks:

  • provide clerical assistance, compile details of programme requirements and arrange artists' rehearsal times
  • assist with the preparation of music, written material and photography to be included in the production of the programme
  • advise studio floor personnel of camera cues
  • keep records of filmed sequences for visual and narrative flow.


Film and Television Producer

A film and television producer plans and manages the technical and artistic resources required in the production of television programmes or films. They oversee the budget, recruitment of staff, script development and coordination of sets, locations and equipment. They often have extensive industry experience, proven entrepreneurial ability and sometimes also work as directors.

Personal Requirements

  • organisational and administrative skills
  • attention to detail
  • interested in film and/or television
  • able to work as part of a team.

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